UPDATE: Dubuque police say the accident happened in East Dubuque’s jurisdiction, but it was a 5-vehicle crash involving at least one commercial motor vehicle. There were minor injuries.
UPDATE: The Dubuque Julien Bridge has re-opened to traffic.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWQC) – The Dubuque Police Department has closed the Julien Dubuque Bridge for an undetermined amount of time Tuesday morning.
According to police a five-vehicle crash is the cause for the bridge closure. Drivers are asked to avoid the area while the accident can be cleaned up and investigated. Drivers are advised to take the Wisconsin Bridge as an alternate route. The bridge goes across the Mississippi River and connects Illinois and Iowa.
Dubuque Police will announce when the bridge re-opens for traffic.